According to the national food-bank organization Feeding America, one in six Americans does not have regular access to enough food to sustain a healthy life—that’s more than 50 million of our neighbors. Households with children report a much higher rate of food insecurity than households without—more than 20 percent of American households with children don’t have regular access to enough food to stay healthy.
And more and more of our neighbors in this situation are looking to us, Jesus’ present-day disciples. And Jesus repeats what he said then: “You give them something to eat.”
How do we feel about that? How do we act on that? Can we treat our neighbors as lovingly and respectfully as Jesus treated the crowds who gathered around him at the seashore?
This three-session study explores our Christian call to act in service to those who hunger in our communities and around the world.
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